IT Supply Chain Analyst
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Our National IT Services department supports every part of our
organization from Finance and Project Management to Logistics,
Operations, Warehouse and more. Our team of IT managers, analysts,
specialists and service desk technicians drive innovation and lend
their expertise to our people across the entire company, building
careers that are both challenging and rewarding.
In this role the Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible support
with analysis, coordination and alignment on Demand Forecasting
topics in our Global Supply Chain Business team. This role will
require the candidate to work with Supply Chain teams from 5
countries and also our international teams to guide and define the
future roadmap of all Demand Forecasting related topics using our
SAP solutions. The ideal candidate should have experience with
coding languages such as Python, and SQL.
Position Type: Full-Time
Work Location: Aurora, IL
This role is eligible to participate in ALDIs Hybrid Work Program,
which allows remote work up to 3 days per week(i.e., work remotely
up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable
Identifies project issues and recommends corrective action as
Participates in the evaluation and recommendation of the use of
off-the-shelf or custom developed software.
Provides input to their direct leader concerning personnel hiring
Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility.
Manages national projects of lesser scope.
Maintains a thorough understanding of business processes;
identifies and recommends changes to related software and hardware
to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Assists in communicating and modeling the overarching company
strategy and core values of the organization to create a proper
work environment and sense of teamwork among employees.
Adheres to and assists their direct leader in ensuring compliance
standards, policies, and pre-established guidelines to perform the
functions of the job, including all project management related
Prepares user documentation, bulletins and corresponding program
updates for distribution to all relevant users.
Ensures national programs meet requirements for security and
integrity of information.
Coordinates with national and international project delivery
including documentation, testing, training, deployment and
maintenance of new or existing software/hardware solutions.
Supports the overall Information Technology Infrastructure Library
(ITIL) service management processes for software and hardware
Maintains, manages and understands user requirements and issues,
participates in project or committee meetings as required.
Reports on project health on international and national projects of
Supports project managers in the delivery of project objectives and
Coordinates with international colleagues to manage international
projects for national rollout.
Acts as a knowledge source and mentor for team members.
Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant
information to leadership.
Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data
within area of responsibility.
Other duties as assigned.
ALDI Acts Competencies:
Perform within ALDI Acts competencies as outlined below.
Collaborates and Cooperates with Team: Commits to and supports a
collaborative and high-performing working environment with peers
Drives for Success: Seizes opportunities and proactively takes
concrete actions to complete tasks. Goes the extra mile and
persistently overcomes obstacles to improve outputs.
Focuses on the Customer: Seeks to understand underlying customer
needs to create value. Drives the team to maintain focus on
Plans and Prioritizes: Sets priorities and organizes information in
order to efficiently and effectively achieve positive results.
Thinks Critically and Resolves Problems: Responds to emerging
problems in an accurate and timely manner. Where possible,
leverages available resources to address situations before they
Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Effective time management; maximizes productivity.
Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.
Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and
Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.
Ability to understand overall data flow from user specifications
considering all input and output, hardware, software and the
Proficient with office productivity software.
Ability to define specifications from user requirements.
Ability to work in a cross functional environment, nationally and
Expert ability to translate business needs into efficient and
Knowledge in SQL, Python and other coding languages.
Previous experience in Supply Chain preferred
Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree or a combination of education and experience
providing equivalent knowledge required.
A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in Business or
Information Technology required.
Work is performed in an office environment where a computer,
telephone and other office equipment are used as needed to perform
Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one
area to another.
Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.
Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25
International & Domestic travel required.
Up to 10%.ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits,
- 401(k) Plan
- Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program In addition,
eligible employees are offered:
- Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
- Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
- Voluntary Term Life InsuranceClick here to learn more about the
benefits ALDI has to offer
ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and
applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not
discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry,
citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual
orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age,
marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition,
genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which
includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to
pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected
characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of
an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report,
and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by
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